I find that I’m running out of synonyms for “incredible” and “inspirational”. There is no other way to describe the surreal-ness of being given the opportunity to be at a Games. Especially the Paralympics.
TORONTO — For Kirstie Kasko, the music may be different but the song is still the same. The 23-year-old, who swam four qualifiers this week (100-metre breast and backstrokes, 200-metre free and 200-metre individual medley), has to wait until Sunday for the announcement of the Rio team. But the Paralympian has experienced these trials before, […]
For some, baseball is just a game, but for others it capsulizes decades of family tradition. Two seasoned Blue Jays fans were having a bite to eat at Marguerite’s, a fan hotspot outside the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, before the team hosted the Atlanta Braves. John McKague reminisced about his ongoing tradition at Blue Jays spring training with his wife, Jenny. “It was a sad story,” he said. “My wife’s father died and my brother died about two weeks later. We said, ‘I need a holiday, let’s get the hell out of here.’ We came down here, and we have come down here ever since. That was 25 years ago.